Dec 27, 2012 4:30am EST
companies which say the law violates their religious beliefs face a daily fine. >>> nelson mandela has been released from a johannesburg hospital after nearly three weeks of being treated for a lung infection and surgery to remove gallstones. >>> "the new york times" reports a syrian military chief who defected to turkey yesterday was actually in charge of the returned defection. the major is one of the highest ranking military officers to abandon president bashar al assad. >>> and officials in newtown, connecticut have a message for well wishers in the wake of the school shooting that claimed 26 lives. please stop sending gifts. they say they're overwhelmed with all the stuffed animals and toys. >>> meantime, newtown officials say they have a plan for all the flowers and gifts left at roadside tributes. george coley has that story. >> reporter: if the outpouring of love and support for the residents of newtown can be measured by the growing memorials spread throughout the community then it is overflowing. john and his son aidan from pennsylvania stopped to drop off flowers on the way to vi
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am EST
powerful gun lobby and its allies insist gun laws aren't the answer. they want more guns in the hands of good guys. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police and armed security in our schools to protect our children, then call me crazy. >> people resisted having weapons on airplanes. but i oversaw the federal air marshals, and it's a deterrent. >> reporter: legislation will have to waited for the new congress to get settled in, but the debate is already underway. >> trying to prevent school shootings? schools without talking about guns is like stopping lung cancer without addressing cigarettes. >> this problem runs deep and wide. >> reporter: outside of atlanta, gun owners are voting with their wallets, buying up weapons while they still can. >> i don't think it's ever a wrong time to protect yourself and -- and exercise your second amendment rights. >> reporter: but some 30 miles away from the connecticut shooting scene, gun owners were surrendering their arms for cash. it's one of a number of gun buyback programs around the country. this event netted 64 firearms. organizers say that'
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am PST
what to do when it arrived. - if i was a dude, i would break the law, just so i could fight with charlie's angels. bring it on, angels! - i love the dramatic fight scenes from all of these. karate chop, punch! keep going, jump on something. and suddenly, they're, like, unconscious. - when it comes to dramatic fights, cyborg six million dollar man and the bionic woman had one thing in common-- big foot. [growling] - that was the first episode i saw as a kid. big foot was an alien, and that we've been observed by aliens for-for centuries, and steve stumbles upon their complex, when he and osco are in the mountains. - i love how lindsay wagner, as the bionic woman, overtakes the entire animal kingdom. from sharks to big foot. you know, is big foot an animal? is this big foot? - so then, he hallucinates that she's somebody else. we have a hallucinating sasquatch. that was delicious back then, wasn't it? - sasquatch, trust me, please. - for jaime sommers, big foot had nothin' on fembots. - ah! - when you really think about it, it seems a little bit over the top for jaime to have that
Dec 28, 2012 4:30am EST
, libya, that killed four americans. >>> some good news on law enforcement, the number of police officers killed in 2012 fell by 23%. with just four days left until the end of the year, 127 state and local offices died as compared to 165 last year. >>> next, to the criminal world of dinosaur smugglers. a fossil dealer from florida admitted to sneaking stolen dinosaur bones to the u.s. and is facing up to 17 years in prison. the bones included a 70-year-old tyrannosaurus that sold at auction for more than $1 million. >>> and finally, from the cute file, we've been tracking the progress of this 5-month-old panda cub from the san diego zoo. who now tips the scales at 15.4 pounds. and zookeepers say he's growing normally. he's got a big plastic ring and chewing on bamboo. glad to see he's doing well. >>> over to wall street for a check on your friday morning markets. the dow lost 18 on thursday closing at 13,096. the s&p was down a point and the nasdaq lost 4. overseas fared slightly better. the nikkei gained 72 points while the hang seng added 46. >>> as those fiscal cliff worries become mor
Dec 25, 2012 4:00am PST
cast of experts. - if i was a dude, i would break the law, just so i could fight with charlie's angels. bring it on, angels! - so, sit back, relax, and get comfy. our top ten cozi countdown starts right now.